Robin Williams has died

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RIP Robin Williams (1951 – 2014).

US actor Robin Williams has died.

Well known for his roles in films such as Mrs Doubtfire, Jumanji, Night at the Museum and the voice of Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, Williams was found dead at his home in California.

Many have been paying tribute since news broke of Williams’ apparent suicide, including US President, Barack Obama, who said “He was one of a kind”.

In a statement, Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider, said she was “utterly heartbroken”. His publicist said the actor had been “battling severe depression”, and Williams had previously spoken about his struggles with drugs and alcohol. Rest in peace Robin Williams.



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